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Job LocationsUS-KY-Lexington
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1 month ago(12/16/2021 9:44 AM)


Why Valvoline?

We’ve been in the car business for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first motor oil. Today, we’re a global leader in automotive services and lubricants, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and service excellence.

As we often say, it starts with all of our people — and that’s where you come in. We’re looking for humble, hungry and smart people to help us power the future of mobility. If you’re looking for a collaborative and flexible work environment that invests in your growth and success, you’ve come to the right place.

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Quality & Reliability Engineer. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

How You’ll Make an Impact

The Quality & Reliability Engineer is responsible for managing centralized US-CAN laboratory information management system (LIMS) across eight manufacturing sites and corporate functions. Works seamlessly with operations, site quality laboratories, corporate R&D, and project management to ensure product changes and new product launches are executed successfully. In addition, this individual will be an integral member of a dedicated quality team responsible for product quality assurance, process improvement, management of field quality issues, and product and process excellence using data analysis and problem-solving with industry best practices. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Supporting and improving the company's quality processes and systems to advance efficiency, reliability, and performance
  • Collaborating and coordinating with corporate functions such as R&D/ technology, global quality, and project management for successful product changes and new product launches
  • Collaborating and coordinating with manufacturing and US-CAN site quality labs for successful product changes and new product launches
  • On-going data analysis and reporting in quality categories such as first pass yield, process capability, etc
  • Coordinating global round robin testing 2x/ year and subsequent data analysis
  • Coordinating global measurement systems analysis (ie: gage repeatability and reproducibility "gage R&R studies) 2x/ year and subsequent data analysis
  • Creating documents, such as work instructions, training documentation, etc
  • Root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Some travel for site visits, training, or annual or mid-year meetings, etc
  • Others tasks at the discretion of Valvoline

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field
  • Minimum 2 years quality engineer experience
  • Minimum 5 years manufacutring experience with excellent computer and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel)
  • Experience with ISO 9001 quality management systems
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Chemical engineering degree
  • Quality certifications (ex: ASQ, CQE, CSSBB, etc)
  • Tier 1 automotive experience
  • Experience with IATF 16949 automotive standard
  • Mini-tab experience
  • Experience in Lean/ Six sigma methodology
  • Experience with developing Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and manufacturing control plans
  • Experience using laboratory information management systems (LIMS)
  • Experience using enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems such as SAP, Oracle, etc

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Females and minorities encouraged to apply.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.


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